We are going to meet at the best area in Shinjuku to eat, Shinjuku Sanchome and kick-off our evening at a local izakaya (pub) over some snacks and beer, cold sake or any other preferred beverage. There's so much to try in Japan and our goal is that you can find your favorite beverage and bar snack with us. After our drinks and snacks, getting to know ourselves a bit better, it's time to explore other sides of Shinjuku, from the shopping side to the nostalgic parts of post-war Memory Lane, we are going to pass through these areas while learning a bit of Tokyo history and our favorite places in Shinjuku. Kabukicho, the Red Light District, is where you can find the Blade Runner feel in Tokyo and we will walk passing some of the iconic spots in the area, finishing our walk in Golden Gai, an area with 8 little alleys and almost 300 bars where we are going to choose one bar for another round of drinks. Each bar in Golden Gai is full of character and the fun, even between the locals, is choosing the bars, with everyone having a few personal favourites.
Meg & Friends
Living in Japan since 2006, I have been working at Tokyo Urban Adventures as a tour guide for the last 5 years, where I met Kyoko, Yuko and Yoshi and we are lucky enough to spend our days sharing our favourite places, food and drinks. With my love for photography, I'm constantly paying attention to the best spots for memorable shots and with my passion for food, I'm always trying many places to eat and drink but food and drinks are much better when shared so join me for a great time exploring Tokyo. Check out our Instagram at @tokyourbanadventures.
classic local snacks great to enjoy with our drinks
alcoholic non-alcoholic also available
Izakaya is the best place not only to drink but to eat so we are going to have a stop at our favourite from dozens of places we tried to have a typical happy hour, just like a salary man after work. We will finish our night at another bar, this time in Golden Gai, choosing one of our favourites between almost 300 bars in the area. With lots of character, there's always a perfect one for you.
Shinjuku Drinks and Neon Nights